Alibi V.21 No.2 • Jan 12-18, 2012 
D.K.B. Sellers in front of the Nob Hill sign, circa 1940. Sellers created the Nob Hill Shopping Center at Central and Carlisle in 1946.

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Treasures from the Land of Enchantment’s interactive encyclopedia

If Wikipedia and Flickr got together in the Southwest and had a love child, it would probably look something like Celebrating New Mexico Statehood. The vastly comprehensive online historical archive is a collaboration between about a dozen institutions, spearheaded by UNM's Center for Southwest Research. Its director, Mike Kelly, says the site boasts about 50,000 photos, some of them dating back to prestatehood in the late 19th century.

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